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info@rjactioncenter.org     (404) 458-6904

2861 E. Point St.  |  East Point, GA 30344

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FACT SHEETS & REPORTS

CLOSING THE JAIL

More information about what we want, what we believe, how we got here, and our plans for creating a Community-Led Design Team to repurpose the jail. Download here.

ATL JAIL HISTORY

More information about the history of the Atlanta city jail. Download here.

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R|A REPORT

More information about the history of the jail, construction, and finances, including past debates about selling the jail, written by Research|Action and the Close the Jail ATL campaign. Download here.

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POLICY BRIEF

Policy brief from August, 20th, 2018 Atlanta City Council meeting about next steps for closing the jail. Download here.

IMMIGRATION 

Report by Project South and Georgia Detention Watch about the conditions for immigrants detained at ACDC and the city's collaboration with ICE.  Download here.

BAIL REFORM

More information about how bail reform in Atlanta would impact the city's jail population. Coming soon!

LEGISLATION

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RESOLUTION 19-R-3622

Resolution passed 5.20.19 in City Council meeting to close the Atlanta jail through a community-led process! Download here.

DAY OF REDEMPTION SOCIAL MEDIA TOOLKIT

Download here.

VIDEO

CLOSE THE ATLANTA CITY DETENTION CENTER (2018) 

Our 2018 video about the campaign to close the extra city jail.

Watch the video.

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